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Conely performs Majestic Organ recital

HUNTINGDON COLLEGE
NEWS RELEASE

September 14, 2017

For more information, contact: Su Ofe,
(334) 833-4515; news@hawks.huntingdon.edu

Conely Performs for Huntingdon Organ Recital Series

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College adjunct instructor of piano and organ Dr. James Conely will perform for the Harald Rohlig Organ Recital Series, Tuesday, September 19. “Majestic Organ,” featuring compositions by Claude Murphree, Felix Mendelssohn, Albert Alain, Camille Saint-Saens, and Noel Goemanne, will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the College’s Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall. The program is free and open to the public and should conclude by 7:45 p.m.

With an Ed.D. from Columbia University Teachers College in teaching college English correlated with music, Conely has served as organist for a number of churches in Colorado Springs, San Antonio, New York, and Montgomery. He serves as a guest organist for several local churches. His organ concerts have included St. Thomas Church in New York, the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., the University of Colorado-Boulder, UCLA, Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, and many other cities. A member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, he has received ASCAP Annual Awards every year since 1986. Conely has composed numerous scores for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, including ASF’s 2015 production of “King Lear,” as well as for other professional theatre companies in Denver, Minneapolis, and New York. He holds the Colleague Certificate of the American Guild of Organists and is active in the Montgomery A.G.O. chapter.

Huntingdon’s Community and Cultural Events Series is sponsored by Baptist Health.

Grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, Huntingdon is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. The College motto is “Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service.”
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for Marketing and Communications
Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 833-4515; Cell (334) 324-6591